13 DAYS BEST OF EAST AFRICA LUXURY SAFARI 2022
ITINERARY AT A GLANCE
|Day 1||Nairobi||Hemingways Nairobi||Bed & Breakfast||Transfer|
|Day 2||Samburu N. Reserve||Elephant Bedroom Camp||Full Board||PM Game Drives|
|Day 3||Samburu N. Reserve||Elephant Bedroom Camp||Full Board||AM & PM G/Drive|
|Day 4||Ol Pejeta Conservancy||Sweetwaters Serena Camp||Full Board||PM Game Drives|
|Day 5||L. Nakuru N. Park||The Cliff||Full Board||PM Game Drives|
|Day 6||Masai Mara N. Reserve||Emayian Luxury Camp||All Inclusive||PM Game Drives|
|Day 7||Masai Mara N. Reserve||Emayian Luxury Camp||All Inclusive||AM & PM Game Drives|
|Day 8||Serengeti N. Park||Kubu Kubu Tented Lodge||All Inclusive||En route G/Drive|
|Day 9||Serengeti N. Park||Kubu Kubu Tented Lodge||All Inclusive||Full Day G/Drives|
|Day 10||Ngorongoro C. Area||Neptune Ngorongoro Lodge||All Inclusive||AM & PM G/Drive|
|Day 11||Ngorongoro C. Area||Neptune Ngorongoro Lodge||All Inclusive||Crater Tour|
|Day 12||Tarangire N. Park||Tarangire Ndovu Camp||Full Board||Game Drives|
|Day 13||Departure||Picnic Lunch||Transfer|
PACKAGE COST PER PERSON SHARING IN US DOLLARS
|DATES||2 Pax||3 Pax||4 Pax||5 Pax||6 Pax||SRS|
|2nd Jan – 31st Mar 2022||$ 8,688||$ 7,846||$ 7,425||$ 7,172||$ 6,821||$ 1,686|
|1st Apr – 14th Apr 2022||$ 7,338||$ 6,596||$ 6,226||$ 6,003||$ 5,702||$ 1,044|
|15th Apr – 18th Apr 2022||$ 7,654||$ 6,913||$ 6,542||$ 6,319||$ 6,010||$ 1,294|
|19th Apr – 31st May 2022||$ 7,338||$ 6,596||$ 6,226||$ 6,003||$ 5,702||$ 1,044|
|1st Jun – 30th Jun 2022||$ 9,013||$ 8,170||$ 7,749||$ 7,497||$ 7,137||$ 1,804|
|1st Jul – 31st Oct 2022||$ 9,372||$ 8,530||$ 8,530||$ 7,856||$ 7,487||$ 1,950|
|1st Nov – 21st Dec 2022||$ 8,152||$ 7,310||$ 6,889||$ 6,636||$ 6,299||$ 1,454|
- Arrival and departure Airport transfers
- Bed and breakfast accommodation in Nairobi
- Full board accommodation while on safari – breakfast, lunch and dinner
- Soft drinks, local beers and selected house wines at Emayian, Kubu Kubu & Neptune Ngorongoro
- All park entrance fees
- Ngorongoro Crater Tour
- Services of a professional English-speaking guide driver
- Transport in a custom-designed 4x4 Safari Land Cruiser
- Unlimited mileage on game viewing drives
- Government statutory taxes
- Masai Warriors Welcome Dance.
- Luxury Outdoor Jacuzzi in every tent.
- Unlimited flow of selected drinks both alcoholic and non-alcoholic throughout your stay.
- Romantic Dining on you tents Deck on request.
- Afternoon High Tea with biting before evening game drives.
- Daily Cocktails at Sundowner’s Lounge after game drives.
- Champagne Bush Breakfast with live cooking on check out day
- International flights and visa fees
- Additional sight-seeing or deviation from the safari itinerary
- Soft and alcoholic drinks except at Emayian, Kubu Kubu & Neptune Ngorongoro
- Laundry ad telephone expenses
- Travel insurance
- Any item not mentioned as included in the safari package
Approximately 32kms, takes approximately 1 hour’s drive depending on traffic
Bonfire Adventures guide driver will warmly meet you on arrival at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, transfer you to the Hemingways Nairobi. Check-in then brief you on your safari. Enjoy overnight as you wait to start your Kenya safari on your best holiday in Africa. You are booked on Bed & Breakfast
Hemingways Nairobi is ideally located to several of Nairobi’s major tourist attractions among them the Karen Blixen Museum and the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust. It has lofty, expansive rooms with vast, bright en-suite bathrooms and large private terraces are characteristic of the hotel’s wonderful sense of space and use of natural light. There are 45 high-ceilinged suites, two of which are penthouse style Presidential Suites and 43 Junior Suites culminating in vaulted beams. Muted colors and textured fabrics in ecru and taupe create an ambiance of contemporary-chic while subtle touches of brass, mahogany and leather bear reference to the classic elegance of vintage East African safaris Beyond the balustrade of your private balcony, we’ve chosen for you a view of The Green Hills of Africa, as described in Hemingway’s novel.
Approximately 330 kms, takes approximately 6.5 hours’ drive depending on traffic
Enjoy early morning breakfast then begin your Kenya safari. Bonfire Adventures guide driver will pick you and proceed to the Samburu National Reserve arriving at the Elephant Bedroom Camp for check-in then lunch. Enjoy an afternoon game viewing drive. Later return back to the camp for dinner and overnight.
Enjoy early morning game viewing drive to enjoy your African safari then return back to the camp for breakfast. Mid-morning is at leisure. Enjoy lunch then depart on an afternoon game viewing drive. The semi-arid game reserve is home to the special five of Samburu namely the generuk (Twiga gazelle), the grevy’s Zebra, beisa oryx, Somali ostrich and the reticulated giraffe. Other wildlife here includes lions, the savannah elephant, cape buffalo, the elusive leopard among many others. Later return back to the Elephant Bedroom Camp for dinner and overnight.
Elephant Bedroom Camp
Elephant Bedroom Camp offers luxury in a setting of breath-taking beauty. It is set along the banks of the Ewaso Nyiro River and shaded by doum palms and other trees that make up this green belt of riverine forest in Samburu National Reserve.
The surrounding Samburu National Reserve is an area of spectacular scenery; its dry plains bisected by the meandering river, with the backdrop of Africa's dramatic mountains, including Mt Kenya. The 14 spacious tents have rustic and colorful African touches, offering all the comforts; including a private plunge pool on the deck, hot and cold running water, electricity (and complimentary herbal shower and bath products.)
The lounge and dining area is decorated with vibrant safari style, its soft intimate lighting assuring that this is the ultimate place to relax in between exciting game drives. Elephant, Monkeys, Impalas are amongst the camp's many regular wild visitors, whilst Samburu National Reserve has a good number of lions and leopards and offers the opportunity to see many species endemic to northern Kenya.
Approximately 145kms, takes approximately 3.5 hours’ drive depending on traffic
Enjoy breakfast the we drive you to the 90-hectare Ol Pejeta Conservancy, arriving at the Sweetwaters Serena Camp for check-in then lunch. Enjoy an afternoon game viewing drive. This sanctuary has the largest black n concentration in East Africa and is one of the best places for a Safari in Africa. It is also home to rehabilitated chimpanzees. This is one of the best places to see the big five of Africa which include lions, cape buffalo, savanna elephant, leopard and rhinos. Hundreds of other wildlife species roam the savannah plains and grasslands. Enjoy diner and overnight in Morani wing.
Sweetwaters Serena Camp – Morani Wing
Tucked inside the landscaped grounds and accessible via winding stone pathways, Sweetwaters Serena Camp’s accommodation offers an elegant retreat amid the breath-taking natural beauty of Kenya’s Ol Pejeta Conservancy.
Boasting views of Mount Kenya, the new Morani Wing features 17 deluxe double, twin and triple tents, one of which is specially adapted for guests with mobility concerns. Bathrooms include a two-hand washbasin, a WC and a shower with a glass door.
Approximately 160kms, takes approximately 4.5 hours’ drive depending on traffic
Enjoy breakfast then we drive you to the Lake Nakuru national park with a brief stop at the 74 metres Thompson falls. We will be arriving at The Cliff for check-in then lunch. Enjoy an afternoon game viewing drive. The park is famous for the abundant greater and lesser flamingoes (when the later levels on the lake are low). Wildlife here is bountiful including lion, cheetah, leopard, and hyenas. Rothschild giraffe as well as black and white rhino are also found here are. Lake Nakuru National Park is an ornithological paradise for bird lovers as well. Enjoy dinner and overnight.
Perched at the top of a 100-metre-high rock face sits Lake Nakuru's newest and smartest addition - The Cliff – a 10 room luxury camp opened in June 2018. While 'luxury camp' is the simplest description, in reality The Cliff located inside the park defies conventional labels, being a combination of safari lodge, tented camp and boutique hotel, constructed and furnished in a contemporary European style.
Each tent is built on solid foundations at the edge of the cliff, and faces the lake, allowing guests 180 degree views of the panoramic paradise, yet maintaining privacy. Not wanting to waste the view, the tent is spacious and the freestanding bath looks outwards. While the exterior environment at The Cliff is pure Africa, the room interiors combine organic chic with international design to create the understated style of a modern boutique hotel.
Approximately 270kms, takes approximately 6hours’ drive depending on traffic
Enjoy breakfast then we pick and drive you to the Masai Mara National Reserve. You will be arriving at the Emayian Luxury Camp for check-in then lunch. Proceed on an afternoon game viewing drive. Later return back to the camp. Enjoy diner and overnight.
Enjoy breakfast then depart with packed lunch for a full day of game viewing drives. You can also opt for a morning and afternoon game viewing drives with hot lunch at the camp. This famous game reserve is world famous for the spectacular wildebeest migration between July through to September each year, the abundant wildlife including the ‘Big five’ of Africa. The reserve is surrounded by Masai villages (traditional home-steads) which at a small extra cost you may want to experience a cultural visit to one of them. Enjoy dinner and overnight at the Emayian Luxury Camp.
Emayian Luxury Camp
Emayian Luxury Camp is a world class Camp blending luxury service with the Wilderness experience. The camp has 12 Luxury tents. Each tent is fitted with an outdoor Jacuzzi (Massage bathtub) and a private dining on the other side.
The camp is located at the hills of Ololaimutiek village 2km from the Ololaimutia Gate of the Great Maasai Mara National Reserve. This gives the camp a magnificent view of the park and the adjacent landscape.
The Sun Sets just before our eyes and the sundowner experience is an out of this world encounter. Serengeti is seen from a far and with the help of binoculars you are able to view animals in the park relaxing, feeding or playing.
Approximately 380kms, takes approximately 8 hours’ drive
Enjoy early morning breakfast then depart with packed lunch. Our Bonfire Adventures guide driver will transfer you to the Isebania/Sirari, a one-stop border post and assist you through immigration. He will connect you to your Safari Land Cruiser and guide driver from Tanzania then proceed to the Serengeti National Park. Enjoy en route game viewing drives to the Kubu Kubu Tented Lodge for check-in, dinner and overnight
Enjoy breakfast then depart with packed lunch for a full day of game viewing drives. The vast Serengeti plains is home to hundreds of wildlife species including the elusive leopard, cheetah, spotted hyenas, Masai giraffes, cape buffalo, lions, the migratory wildebeests, hartebeests among many others. You can catch the wildebeest migration through-out the year in the Serengeti at different locations as they follow an almost predictable pattern and route on the migration circuit. Enjoy dinner ad overnight at the Kubu Kubu Tented Lodge.
Kubu Kubu Tented Lodge
Kubu Kubu Tented Lodge is strategically located to ensure that all areas of the Serengeti are within reach for guests, including legendary locations like the famous Maasai kopjes, the Museum of Olduvai Gorge, Seronera and the Grumeti River.
It has been designed with a modern African decorative style that creates a fresh and bright atmosphere, but very cozy and with the right amount of luxury. Guests can enjoy the show of the Great Wildebeest Migration from the comfort of their tents.
The camp has 25 elegant tents, built on raised wood platforms with an en-suite facilities and an outside shower. Each tent has its own private terrace from where to enjoy the landscape and the environment. The family tent consists in two tents interconnected and a shared bathroom and private porch.
Approximately 170kms, takes approximately 4 hours’ drive
Enjoy breakfast then depart with packed lunch. Morning game viewing drives towards South Serengeti. Exit the park through the Naabi gate ad proceed to Ngorongoro. Check-in at the Neptune Ngorongoro Luxury Lodge which is built on the crater rim, overlooking the crater below. Enjoy dinner and overnight.
Enjoy breakfast the depart withy packed lunch. Descend some 610 metres into the Ngorongoro Crater floor for game viewing drives. The 20km diameter crater floor has one of the highest wildlife per service area concentration. In the crater floor are Burchell’s zebras, leopard, cheetah, cape buffalo, water bucks, hartebeests, spotted hyenas, savannah elephant among others. There are no giraffes I the crater due to the short shrubs that pose a challenge to the giraffes feeding. We later drive up the crater floor, back to the Neptune Ngorongoro Luxury Lodge for dinner and overnight.
Neptune Ngorongoro Luxury Lodge
Set in 50 acres in the Ngorongoro volcanic landscape, this all-suites wood log cabin style retreat is located a few steps from the Ngorongoro gate and 20 minutes' drive away from the Ngorongoro Crater that is said to have the most dense concentration of wildlife in Africa.
This all-inclusive property features 20 spacious private log cabins with fire place, a restaurant, a bar and conference facilities. Indulge in moments of relaxation at the swimming pool or at the Earth & Rain Spa.
Approximately 180kms, takes approximately 4 hours’ drive
Bonfire Adventures guide driver will pick you from the hotel after breakfast, proceed to the Tarangire National Park for game viewing drives. The park is famous for huge herds of Elephants, at times numbering up to 300. Giant Baobab trees dots the vast plains ad grasslands. The Tarangire National Park has varied landscapes. Wildlife that freely roam on the park include hartebeests, leopard, lions, cape buffalo, Masai giraffes, the commo zebra, lions, cheetah among many others. Later check-in at the Tarangire Ndovu Luxury Camp, enjoy dinner and overnight.
Tarangire Ndovu Tented Lodge
Tarangire Ndovu Tented Lodge is located in the heart of Tarangire, Tanzania’s wild land and landscapes. The camp has 12 permanent tents made up of ten standard suites, and 2 x two bed room inter-connected family suites.
The tents have netted windows down each side of the tent, roll up the canvas and let the breeze flow through while still creating a romantic private feel with light weight curtains to dance on the draft. From the entrance of the bedroom and onto the bathroom, each tent is fitted with an extensive solar lighting system for your convenience.
There is a magical path of lanterns between the tents and also to the main common area – but please DO NOT walk alone, use your radio call to request an escort at all times of the day. While we use these kerosene lanterns, you will also observe a mix of solar guide lights and scented beeswax candles to create an enchanting setting to unwind after the day’s adventures. Enjoy your meals in the thatched main area, on the porches or beside the swimming pool. Why not enjoy a sundowner while sitting around the camp fire until infinite African skies. For charging electrical equipment, the camp runs a solar power 24hrs a day, charge in your room or in the main area.
Approximately 200kms, takes approximately 5 hours’ drive depending on traffic
Enjoy breakfast then check-out. With packed lunch we will drive you via Arusha to the Kilimanjaro International Airport for your departure flight. We at Bonfire Adventures sincerely thank you for traveling with us on your African Safari. We at Bonfire Adventures deeply appreciate you for choosing to travel with us on your Africa Safari Adventure.